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Vanguard 2 - Orbit

View from above orbital plane
View from above orbital plane
View from above satellite
View from above satellite

Ground track
Ground track

The orbit data is extracted from the following two-line orbital elements,

1    11U 59001A   22279.05607287  .00000487  00000-0  24660-3 0  9994
2    11  32.8726 138.4121 1466881 318.3670  31.3860 11.86177435716530
Epoch (UTC): 06 October 2022 01:20:44
Eccentricity: 0.1466881
inclination: 32.8726°
perigee height: 552 km
apogee height: 2934 km
right ascension of ascending node: 138.4121°
argument of perigee: 318.3670°
revolutions per day: 11.86177435
mean anomaly at epoch: 31.3860°
orbit number at epoch: 71653

The dashed part of the orbit path shows where the satellite is in the earth's shadow,  

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